Average Bench: 44.7% (862nd of 1018)

Based on 3,599 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 480 GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB averaged 55.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 423MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.9MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB is 27%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 90.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 64.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,599 samples)
Min Avg Max
331 Read 423 461
150 Write 305 387
26.8 Mixed 225 315
29 SusWrite 90.8 198
57.9% 261 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.4 4K Read 18.9 23.2
1.12 4K Write 27.8 44.4
1.3 4K Mixed 15.2 19.6
62.8% 20.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
56.9 DQ Read 109 121
7.04 DQ Write 64.6 94.9
10.4 DQ Mixed 36.9 44.2
40.9% 70.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
47GB free
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 22 2.8 3.5 145 103 MB/s
Read 417
Write 342
Mixed 296
SusWrite 63.9
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 37.3
4K Mixed 16.7
63% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 95
DQ Mixed 44.8
51% 86.6 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 39 145 97 23 28 MB/s
Read 452
Write 340
Mixed 162
SusWrite 63
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 6.1
4K Mixed 18
56% 14.5 MB/s
268GB free
Firmware: UG3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 3.3 99 64 28 35 MB/s
Read 348
Write 254
Mixed 212
SusWrite 47.1
48% 215 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 29.9
4K Mixed 13.1
56% 19.5 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 88.2
DQ Mixed 32.6
43% 78.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,772,643 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 480 GB 480GB Builds (Compare 32,767 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $852

Popular PLUS 480 GB 480GB compatible motherboards:

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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